In Living Color (1990)

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In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory Way Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and was taped before a live studio audience at stage 7 at the Fox Television Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The title of the series was inspired by the NBC announcement of broadcasts being presented "in living color" during the 1950s and 1960s, prior to mainstream color television. It also refers to the fact that most of the show's cast were black, unlike other sketch comedy shows such as Saturday Night Live whose casts are usually mostly white.

Other members of the Wayans family—Kim, Shawn and Marlon—had regular roles, while brother Dwayne frequently appeared as an extra. The show also starred the previously unknown actor/comedians Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, and David Alan Grier. Additionally, actress Rosie Perez, Dancing with the Stars judge and choreographer Carrie Ann Inaba and dancer Jennifer Lopez were members of the show's dance troupe The Fly Girls. The series won the Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series in 1990.

  1. Damon Wayans


  2. Keenen Ivory Wayans


Series Cast

  1. Jim Carrey as Self - Various Characters

    Jim Carrey

    Self - Various Characters

    127 Episodes

  2. Tommy Davidson as Self - Various Characters

    Tommy Davidson

    Self - Various Characters

    127 Episodes

  3. David Alan Grier as Self - Various Characters

    David Alan Grier

    Self - Various Characters

    127 Episodes

  4. T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh as Self - Various Characters

    T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

    Self - Various Characters

    127 Episodes

  5. Terrance Brown

    Self - Various Characters

    127 Episodes

  6. Keenen Ivory Wayans as Self - Various Characters

    Keenen Ivory Wayans

    Self - Various Characters

    101 Episodes

  7. Kim Wayans as Self - Various Characters

    Kim Wayans

    Self - Various Characters

    101 Episodes

  8. Kelly Coffield Park as Self - Various Characters

    Kelly Coffield Park

    Self - Various Characters

    101 Episodes

  9. Shawn Wayans as Self - Various Characters

    Shawn Wayans

    Self - Various Characters

    101 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 5

1993 • 26 Episodes

Season 5 of In Living Color premiered on September 16, 1993.

The Champ

(5x26, May 19, 1994) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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